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Chinese stock index jumps 5.3 percent as Asian stocks rise

...than 600 points, or 4 percent. That was its third-biggest point gain of all time and its largest since Oct. 28, 2008.Traders were encouraged by comments from William Dudley, president of the New York Federal Reserve Bank, that the case for a U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-27/chinese-stock-index-jumps-
US stocks jump after Chinese market surges

...index is rebounding from losses that triggered worldwide selling and wiped nearly 23 percent off its value over the past week.Traders are also jittery about the outlook for interest rates. The Federal Reserve has signaled it could raise its key interest rate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-27/us-stocks-jump-after-chine
Week of market turmoil offers lessons for investors

...government-dominated economy. The biggest companies are state-owned and their health is decided by official policy, not the market. So traders respond to government cues and the availability of credit to finance speculation. Stock prices can rise when the economy is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-28/week-market-turmoil-offers
Just 'no thanks'

...Commissioner Marion Williams? After complaining about how cell phones made such a gift unnecessary, he sounded like a horse-trader getting down to brass tacks: "Give me something I can use."We're not sure what Williams considers useful, but it's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-21/just-no-thanks
Why investors are dumping stocks 6 years into bull market, and what to watch in coming weeks

...Many investors pick and choose stocks based on a company's business outlook, but there is an entirely different class of trader that relies on technical indicators to make investment decisions. Many of their screens were flashing "sell" this week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-23/why-investors-are-dumping-
US markets suffer worst day in 18 months

...shares and heavy selling by technical traders.The global rout started in China, where...manufacturing hub of Vietnam.Strategists and traders, noting the lack of major U.S. economic...outlook, there is a different class of trader who relies on such technical indicators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-20/us-markets-suffer-worst-da
US markets recovering from Monday losses

...the heavy losses of a day earlier, after China cut interest rates to try to boost the world's second-largest economy.Traders around the world welcomed the move, which came after a dayslong global sell-off triggered by fears of a slowdown in China...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-25/us-markets-recovering-mond
Dow Jones drops more than 530 points

...leaves the main benchmark for U.S. investments 7.7 percent below its all-time high ? within shooting range of what traders call a "correction," a 10 percent drop from a peak.Markets began falling last week after China announced a surprise devaluation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-21/dow-jones-drops-more-530-p
US stocks take scary ride Monday

...China's main stock index sank 8.5 percent.The Dow plummeted 1,089 points within the first four minutes of trading as traders dumped shares. But the fire sale was short-lived. A wave of buying cut the Dow's losses by half just five minutes later...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-24/us-stocks-take-scary-ride-
9 accused of making $30 million using hacked press releases

...Ukrainian computer hackers, six stock traders - all but one of them in the U.S...information from a multitude of companies.The traders used about 800 of these press releases...paid based on how much in profits the traders made, prosecutors alleged. They also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-11/9-accused-making-30-millio